We’re looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and driven person to join our growing organization, who wants to build a Developer career with an innovative, fast-growing startup.
First Boulevard is a modern financial technology company building generational wealth for Black America. Though unbanked, underbanked and underserved, the Black community’s $1.4 trillion in annual economic impact provides a significant base to build upon. By providing a platform focused on improving financial livelihood through incentive-based financial education, Black-focused spending and automated wealth building, First Boulevard helps members remove the stress from managing their money while also developing positive financial behaviors and habits to reach goals faster.
- 17% Black Americans do not have a bank account.
- The disparity in average net worth between black families and white families in America is $153,000.
- Incumbent banks require on average an additional $245 in deposit minimums for Black Americans to avoid fees.
- Black families are being underserved and overcharged by incumbent banks.
What you will do at First Boulevard:
- Review the requirements and identify and concerns prior to writing code.
- Provide estimates and design spec feedback.
- Write clear, concise and well-documented code.
- Develops solutions that encompass front-end, application layer, and back-end databases.
- Collaborate with other developers to enhance the user experience.
- Work closely with Product Managers to understand use cases and user needs.
- Develop responsive products which render seamlessly across multiple devices.
- Produce technical design documentation.
- Mentor the less experienced developers.
- 7+ years of experience with strong knowledge of data structures and system design.
- Solid React Native experience, including a thorough understanding of React and its core principles and experience with popular React workflows.
- Solid Python experience, Clojure preferred.
- Building reusable components and front-end libraries.
- Translating designs and wireframes into high-quality code.
- Familiarity with modern front-end and backend build pipelines and tools.
- Experience building solutions on AWS services (Lambda, Codepipeline, etc.).
- Experience with Datomic, BitBucket.
- Experience working in an agile development environment (Agile, Scrum or Kanban preferred).
- Proactive and self-motivated. Ready to jump in on Day 1.
- Strong independent worker and team contributor.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Fintech experience.
- Experience with native iOS and/or Android.
- DevOps experience.
***WHEN APPLYING, PLEASE COMPLETE THE APPLICATION QUESTIONS IN FULL IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE***
Why join the First Boulevard team?
First Boulevard is working hard to build generational wealth for our Black community. We are here to make a big impact, and we’re looking for team members to help achieve our goals by building an amazing financial product. Work for a company that walks their talk! Our team members enjoy competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including:
- High-quality, comprehensive Aetna medical plans. The company pays 100% insurance premiums for employee-only plans, and 75% of premiums for spouse and family plans.
- Dental and vision insurance.
- Meaningful equity via stock options.
- Flexible vacation plan and 10 paid holidays.
- Wellness program.
- Advancement opportunities with a fast-growing company.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.